“I was looking for a receiver to replace my $99 HTIB that I had for 10 years. I got myself a nice LCD TV, and decided the Home Theater needed to start a revamp. I wasn't looking for anything super fancy, something sub $200 that would handle 5.1 and HDMI passthru were my only requirements. I managed to find this on Best Buy's website as an in store close out. ...” --Noah Perkins
Sony STRDA4600ES A/V Receiver Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6, DTS HD, Dolby DigitalAM, FM
120 watts x 7 (840 watts total power), Multiroom capability 3D Pass Through, Variable A/V sync, Component video upconversion, BRAVIA Sync, Satellite Radio Ready, 4-port Ethernet switch, 4 HDMI inputs
With a simple touch of a button, every room in the home can have an extraordinary audio/video experience with Sony's powerful CAV-M1000ES multi-zone control system. In fact, the unit is so advanced it recently won a prestigious Electronic House Magazine's Product of The Year Award for 2004.